Post

I Am More Sensitive Than I Let On

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 1,080 People

    Sensitive Woman.

    My boyfriend (And others) say I'm very sensitive and I need to stop letting things get to me. It's not my fault that everything hurts my feelings. That don't mean i'm weak. That means I have a heart. I hate seeing commericials about dying patients with cancer or any other sick...
    Kaykay89 Kaykay89 22-25, F Jan 26, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Don't Like For People to See Me Cry

    When growing up I was taught by my dad that crying is a weakness, so I stopped crying in front of people. The other day my guy said something on the phone that made me cry (tears of release and happiness) and if he was aware of me crying he didn't let on.
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 2 Responses May 12, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The Bottle

    I've always been a very sensitive person, but if you knew me on a daily basis you would probably say otherwise. I'm much like a bottle, with the ability to contain my emotions. I'm used to wonder why I couldn't seem to stop doing this, but rather than consider it a curse I...
    Sparklepaws Sparklepaws 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 31, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    3 Ppl Set It As a "Goal" =)

    Ha, I even had a slight hesitation, when clicked "Me Too" to enter this group. But I admit it - I'm a ***** lol. I get all angry, nervous, "leave me alone" and ****, when instead I'd rather cry... And I do, when I finally am alone.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 1, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Shh...

     And know that I only share this because I'm anonymous...  But stupid things make me cry all the time.  I'll read some inspirational story and I'll be all misty eyed before I know it.  One time I read a story about a beluga whale that saved someone from...
    NeonBlueMidnight NeonBlueMidnight 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 2, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Be Strong

    I am a very sensitive person, but I put on the tough act. I wouldnt let you know something hurt me, I would just get back at you. I wish I could show my sensitive side, but then that would show weakness on my part.
    LipstickandBruises LipstickandBruises 26-30, F Jun 11, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Sensitive But Not Susceptible

    As time passes by... my soul becomes more and more sensitive. But only my dearest persons can recognize it. I never cried while watching a film...and now? Now my eyes suddenly become wet and a tear is formed in the corner.... after a while teardrops fall down my face.... and it...
    bublina bublina 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 12, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Most Definately.

      I spent years hiding emotion and feeling. They are all there, just under the skin. Ya, I guess you could say faccade. I try to not hide them so hard, but when I do show them, I usually end up getting hurt.
    Percheron Percheron 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 17, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Am Sensitive, Is It Bad?

    I cry easilly. I cry when I am sad, cry when i am angry, cry when i feel hopeless. I cry a lot. Tears are my best friends. I hate it when people criticise me heartlessly in public about my looks, the thing i am most insecure about. Some people are really judgemental. They call...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 18, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Don't Let On

    I have an attitude that you should accept me as is ... and i'll accept you the same. That's what I do all the time. But to be honest, I may walk away smiling and show no hurt at your remarks or insinuations ... but inside I do cry. Cry cause I am not accepted and your words...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Am I Am Being Too Sensitive?

    A few days ago, I was told by a friend that an aquantance said I was "Hard on the eyes". He didn't defend me so I guess he thinks so too. I dress nice, wear minimal makeup and jewelry but I am overweight and 60 years old. I have tried to get past it but that really...
    curiousitykilledthecat curiousitykilledthecat 56-60, F 3 Responses May 1, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Am More Sensitive Than I Let On

    it seems to me that anything a girl can say to me play,es an important role in my daily life whether it be good or bad and they can either make me or break me because i am very soft and sensitive than i let on and some words can sting so bad that i am really hurt for the whole...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 12, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Yikes

    The badass exterior is total crap. My boyfriend knows but today I majorally overreacted to something. I think he now realizes how sensitive I can be.
    hischelsea hischelsea 46-50, F Apr 2, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Yes

    Someone certainly knows that first hand....   Lol Okay, so I'm not always sensitive. But, I certainly have my days when I just blow everything out of proportion. (If you are commenting....well....you'd better watch it.) LOL
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 11, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Im a Bit Hormonal :)

    i cant help it..sometimes i feel nothing at all.... and other times i find myself crying over the stupidest things..granted i only gave birth 6 months ago but normally..keeping myself together emotionally is not a problem for me! (i think its a big coincidence that ive had to...
    chipstickz chipstickz 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Trying to Be a Rock For Others

    I am really more sensitive than I let on.  At least I believe I show a strong front... When people are upset about matters of the heart, I understand their pain.  I let them cry on my shoulder and then I offer a logical solution to their problem.  (I tend to be...
    Yohanna Yohanna 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 30, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Want To Express My Sensitive Side

    I know i am only able to say any of this because no one here knows me. I am the person that anyone can joke around with I have thick skin they say. A person has to be tough in the secuirty forces career field even more so being a female in a male dominanted field. I am able to...
    Shine17 Shine17 22-25, F Mar 30, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Helpless

    So today my parents and I were sitting in the TV room and I made a comment on a political commercial that came on TV, not knowing that would start an argument because my parents apparently didn't agree with me. Long story short, my dad ended up saying, "Well, you're just gonna...
    stoggs032 stoggs032 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Don't Want People to Know

     I don't like letting people know when they have affected me. or offended me. I try to brush it off when i hear that my friends mom says she thinks i lack common sense. I brush it off when im told that people think im going to get pregnant really young accidentally. again...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 27, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Yes I Am..  I'm Wa...

    Yes I am..  I'm way too sensitive for my own good.
    justANNIE justANNIE 46-50, F Aug 11, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    If People Only Knew

    I wonder sometimes what would be the result if people only knew how much their flippant comments truly hurt? I'm not made of stone. Yes I put myself between the devil and the deep blue sea sometimes. But usually that's because I know that others are being hurt and I figure I can...
    Tzech Tzech 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 23, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Only Act Tough

    A lot of people think that I am made out of stone and have a brick instead of a heart. They think that Nothing ever gets me down and I have no feelings. But inside I do. I may come up with a sarcastic remark when someone puts me down. But inside I am shattered. I may act like I...
    turtlemusic28 turtlemusic28 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 4, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Lots More

    I'm very sensitive, but I hate drama and I hate hurting people's feelings. So if someone hurts me, I pretend it doesn't bother me. Inside I never forgive them for it.
    Tamytha Tamytha 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 24, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Wasn't Always This Sensitive

    When I was younger, I was much less sensitive. My brother would call me names, yell at me, my parents would get mad at me, and I really didn't have a reaction. I would watch sad movies and just think "that's sad" whereas everyone around me was crying. I don't really know what...
    alygal1331 alygal1331 18-21, F Apr 30, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Sure Am.lol I Hide My&nbs...

    I sure am.lol I hide my true feelings quite often.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 11, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Be Nice.

    People don't think I'm that sensitive because I don't let anyone see it.  I feel like I'm being weak when I do that, and I don't want that weakness feeling so I bury it.  I hide my emotions
    DistantDreamer DistantDreamer 18-21 2 Responses Jun 10, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    At Least I Think I Am

    I can be just as b*tchy as the next girl...most of the time things don't bother me,...i just brush comments off with sarcastic comebacks, humor, etc.   Then there are those random times when i'm such a freaking girl and everything bothers me and i just wanna cry about...
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 23, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Im A Sensitive Person!!

    its just cos im a man, that i dont tell anyone about how sensitive a person i am, but sometimes all it takes is for someone to say something (that people ordinarilly wouldnt be hurt or upset by) to hurt me. but i dont say anything, and i just act as though everything is ok!! i...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 27, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Underneath It All

    I grew up in a very tough household, so being sensitive wasn't a good thing. So I always appear much tougher on the outside than I really am. I don't think people realize how personally I tend to take some things. Now, don't get me wrong, I don't take offense to every little...
    brwneyedbeauty brwneyedbeauty 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Reserved

    a journey hidden. the lips, the mouths and the verbs, adjectives and statements projected from mouths of justice and some immoral. a distinctive take on the learning cycle. i like to listen to how people and peers react. accusations of being shy are clearly mistaken. hand in hand...
    tessagirl tessagirl 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I'm a straight girl, but i find women's bodies are way more interesting than men's..
    Loyalty91 Loyalty91 22-25, F Mar 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When I’m stressed or in emotional pain, I need physical comfort. A hug, a gentle kiss, a compassionate touch. But my man, he’s the complete opposite…When he’s stressed and...
    dragonflEYEfly dragonflEYEfly 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i am a very quite person. its surprising how often this angers and/or intimidates people. i am constantly asked why im so quite. you learn more from listening than talking. people...
    ambular1006 ambular1006 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I see things very clearly right from the off. With people and situations, although I go along with most things and do not let people I know the reality I see through the niceties...
    lilliesmakemesmile lilliesmakemesmile 31-35, F Mar 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm a stepdad with 4 daughters. Their dad passed away almost 13 years ago. All have grown up except the youngest who is 17. We were close the first 6 years of out marriage. Then...
    bubley bubley 51-55, M 6 Responses Mar 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I too like women's clothes far more than men's clothes. To illustrate this, I currently own more than 100 dresses and gowns. I Own 2 men's suits. I have over 50 pairs of women's...
    lassy3132 lassy3132 61-65, T 3 Responses Mar 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've tried to reach out. No one has time or has made time. I'm going to just do me. I can make my own happiness and be my own friend,right? Lets wait and see how this goes.
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A pretty face can make me blush, but intelligence and a good heart can make my heart flutter and mind fill with them. I've looked at so many people on here thinking they were...
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F Mar 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You can recover from weed quicker than alcohol.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Someone who has a great personality makes them instantly more attractive. It's usually the people who are often over looked by others because they may not be as attractive as some...
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    you may not think it but i always understand situations and what is going on around me i just choose not to except what i have seen or heard if it is something i do not like :(
    Hemanwar Hemanwar 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's not a skill, it's just good software.
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You might never be able to tell but I am always judging you.
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M Apr 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well people treat you differently if they think you're super smart. One of my teachers pointed out that I had an "it factor" and he didn't see me in the $50,000 year job (which is...
    blackxrosexyuuki blackxrosexyuuki 18-21, F Apr 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I pretend I don't notice things people do and say, I love analysing behaviour and can read people pretty well straight away.
    redmidget redmidget 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You’re scared of the way I make you feel because you don’t want to feel anything.
    heymaia heymaia 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A man with a wonderful personality will get you through the many hardships of life. However, a man with good looks will only get you through boring nights. It serves no purpose...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Personality makes me give that girl the key to my heart... Looks just make me close it with a lock...
    latinounico latinounico 22-25, M Mar 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Oh wow, that is exactly how I feel, yes!
    Akurou Akurou 31-35, F Mar 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a problem talking to people face to face or even over the phone I tent to get tounge tied or not be able to speak fluently and look stupid
    Jackie85 Jackie85 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well, one direction did. I've never even heard of the Steven Colbert group.
    Samcoyou Samcoyou 13-15, M Mar 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The most beautiful person becomes ugly to me if they have an ugly personality and someone who I may not initially find attractive becomes so when I get to know them and their inner...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Mar 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sometimes I wonder how many people would actually like me if they never knew what I looked like. Why do people only care about appearances? Sometimes I wish we were all faceless so...
    MissMisunderstood1 MissMisunderstood1 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ⑨⑨⑨⑨573019 ℭaℒℒ ℊiℛℒs in dhaulakuan⑨⑨⑨⑨573019 ℭaℒℒ ℊiℛℒs in dhaulakuan⑨⑨⑨⑨573019 ℭaℒℒ ℊiℛℒs in dhaulakuan⑨⑨⑨⑨573...
    rahul000777 rahul000777 22-25, M Apr 1

    Your Response

    Cancel